nosey-parker

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nosey-parker (third-person singular simple present nosey-parkers, present participle nosey-parkering, simple past and past participle nosey-parkered)

  1. Alternative form of nosey parker
    • 1978, Triad - Issue 27, page 14:
      Now, now, Mr. Gubbins, I'm here not to nosey-parker into your affairs — if you'll pardon the expression — but to help.
    • 1990, Edith Courtney, Familiar stranger, page 280:
      Hope you don't think I nosey-parkered because I didn't.
    • 1992, Eileen Townsend, Child of fire, page 153:
      I'd be nosey-parkering into the half the village, if that were the case.